California tribes divided in compact fight (January 29, 2008)

Tribes in California are no longer united on gaming issues, Manuel Hamilton, the vice chairman of the Ramona Band of Cahuilla Indians says. Hamilton isn't taking sides in the fight over four controversial Class III compacts. But he doesn't have...

Seminole Tribe debuts slot machines at casino (January 29, 2008)

The Seminole Tribe debuted 800 slot machines at its Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood., Florida, on Monday. The tribe signed a Class III compact that allows for 2,500 slot machines at the facility. The agreement went into...

Editorial: Vote yes on Indian gaming compacts (January 29, 2008)

"Vote Yes on Propositions 94, 95, 96 and 97. The Indian gaming compacts that have already been negotiated and approved by the California Legislature and signed by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger will pump billions into the state and the local economy,...

Indian gaming and the 2008 presidential race (January 29, 2008)

Where do Sen. Hillary Clinton (D-New York) and Sen. Barack Obama (D-Illinois), the leading Democratic presidential candidates, stand on Indian gaming? According to Dianne Barker-Harrold, former legal counsel for the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians, the candidates' positions don't...

Mississippi Choctaws announce gaming executive (January 29, 2008)

The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians announced Dale Hipsh as the new executive vice president and chief operating officer for its Pearl River Resort. Hipsh will oversee all gaming and hospitality operations at the resort. The facility includes two...

Navajo Nation auctions slot machine rights (January 29, 2008)

The Navajo Nation is auctioning the rights to some of its slot machines in Arizona. The tribe signed a Class III compact with the state that allows 1,400 slot machines. But without a casino on the Arizona portion of...